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STV ZER910 ZERO in WASP nest Killer Powder Manual

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STV ZER910 ZERO in WASP nest Killer Powder User Manual

Identification of the substance/mixture and of the company/undertaking

 Product identifier

Zero In Wasp Nest Killer Powder

Relevant identified uses of the substance or mixture and uses advised against

For use as an insecticide

Details of the supplier of the safety data sheet

  • STV International Ltd
  • Forge House
  • Little Cressingham
  • Watton
  • Thetford
  • Norfolk
  • IP25 6ND

+ 44 (0) 1953 881 580 (Office hours only)
[email protected]

Emergency telephone number

For product information, contact STV International Ltd on the telephone number stated in section 1.3.

In the event of a medical enquiry involving this product, please contact your doctor or local hospital accident and emergency department.

For urgent medical advice, call the NHS Helpline on 111 (England, Scotland & Wales).
For medical emergencies, dial 999 (UK & Ireland) or 112 from any EU country.

Hazards identification

Classification of the substance or mixture

Classification in accordance with Regulation (EC) 1272/2008

  1. Aquatic Acute 1; H400
  2. Aquatic Chronic 1; H410

Label elements

Hazard Pictogram

  • GHS09

Signal Word

  • Warning

Hazard Statements

  • H410: Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects.

Precautionary Statements

  • P102 Keep out of reach of children.
  • P103 Read label before use.
  • P260 Do not breathe dust.
  • P270 Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product. P262 Do not get in eyes, on skin, or on clothing.
  • P273 Avoid release to the environment.
  • P391 Collect spillage.
  • P501 Dispose of contents/ container in accordance with national regulations.

Other labelling required under Regulation (EC) 1272/2008

  • EUH208: Contains permethrin. May produce an allergic reaction.

Other hazards

  • None

Composition/information on ingredients


Substance Name CAS Number EC Number Classification (1272/2008) Concentration (%)
Permethrin 52645-53-1 258-067-9 Acute Tox. 4; H302 <1
Acute Tox. 4; H332
Skin Sens. 1; H317
Aquatic Acute 1; H400
M factor Acute = 1000
Aquatic Chronic 1; H410
M factor Chronic = 1000
Disobutyl naphthalene sulphonate, sodium salt 27213-90-7 248-326-4 Skin Irrit. 2; H315 <1
Eye Irrit. 2; H319
Aquatic Chronic 3; H412

For full text of hazard statements, see section 16.

First aid measures

Description of first aid measures


Remove affected person from source of contamination. Move affected person to fresh air and keep warm and at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Get medical attention if any discomfort continues.


Wash skin thoroughly with soap and water. Get medical attention if irritation persists after washing.


In case of eye contact, rinse eyes immediately with plenty of water.
Remove contact lenses if present and open eyelids wide apart. Continue to rinse for at least 15 minutes and get medical attention if irritation persists.


Rinse mouth with water and give water to drink. Do not induce vomiting unless instructed to do so by medical personnel. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person.

Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed

This product is not classified as hazardous to health, therefore no specific symptoms are noted.
However, if eye, skin or respiratory irritation persists, or if you are feeling unwell after exposure to the product, seek medical advice.

Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed

This product is not classified as hazardous to health, therefore no specific treatment is noted. Treat symptomatically.

Firefighting measures

Extinguishing media

Suitable extinguishing media

  • Water spray, fog or mist.
  • Carbon dioxide (CO2).
  • Dry chemicals, sand, dolomite etc.

Unsuitable extinguishing media

  • Avoid high pressure media

Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture

None known. The product is non-combustible.

Advice for firefighters

Use appropriate personal protective equipment to protect skin, eyes and face. Use suitable breathing apparatus to avoid inhalation of dust and hazardous fumes.
Run-off from firefighting waters should be contained to avoid release to the environment.

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures

Wear protective clothing as described in Section 8 of this safety data sheet. Avoid inhalation of dust.
In the event of a large spill, area should be evacuated in case of formation of dust clouds.

Environmental precautions

Do not allow product to enter drains or watercourse. In the case of a large spill, or if a large quantity of product enters the drain or watercourse, contact the Environment Agency or other relevant local authority immediately.

Methods and material for containment and cleaning up

Collect powder using special dust vacuum cleaner with particle filter or carefully sweep into suitable waste disposal containers and seal securely. Avoid generation and spreading of dust.

Reference to other sections

  • See section 8 for personal protective equipment.
  • See section 13 for disposal considerations.

Handling and storage

Precautions for safe handling

Avoid handling which leads to dust formation. Persons susceptible to allergic reactions should not handle this product.

Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities

Store in tightly-closed, original container in a dry and cool place. Keep separate from food, feed stuffs, fertilisers and other sensitive material.

Specific end use(s)

For use as an insecticide.

Exposure controls/personal protection

Control parameters

Occupational exposure limits

  • TALC
    Long-term exposure limit (8-hour TWA): 1 mg/m³
  • TLVs ACGI 10mg/m3 UK EH40/95 3mg/m3 respirable dust, 8 h oes, 6mg/m3 total dust oes.
    Inorganic dust WEL 4mg/m3 resp. dust TWA 8 hrs.

Exposure controls

Engineering controls

Use mechanical ventilation if there is a risk of handling causing formation of airborne dust.

Eye/face protection

Eye wear complying with an approved standard should be worn if a risk assessment indicates eye contact is possible.

Hand protection

Chemical-resistant, impervious gloves complying with an approved standard should be worn if a risk assessment indicates skin contact is possible.

Respiratory protection

Ensure adequate ventilation. Protection against nuisance dust must be used when the airborne concentration exceeds 10 mg/m3. Respiratory protection complying with an approved standard should be worn if a risk assessment indicates inhalation of contaminants is possible.

Environmental exposure controls

Do not release to the environment.

Physical and chemical properties

Information on basic physical and chemical properties

  • Appearance: Grey dusty powder
  • Odour: No characteristic odour
  • Odour threshold: Information not available
  • pH: Information not available
  • Melting point/freezing point: Information not available
  • Initial boiling point and boiling range: Information not available
  • Flash point: Information not available
  • Evaporation rate: Information not available
  • Flammability: Information not available
  • Upper/lower flammability or explosive limits: Information not available
  • Vapour pressure: Information not available
  • Vapour density: Information not available
  • Relative density: Information not available
  • Solubility(ies): Insoluble in water
  • Partition coefficient: n-octanol/water: Information not available
  • Auto-ignition temperature: Information not available
  • Decomposition temperature: Information not available
  • Viscosity: Information not available
  • Explosive properties: Information not available
  • Oxidising properties: Information not available.

Other information


Stability and reactivity


Information not available

Chemical stability

Stable at normal ambient temperatures and when used as recommended.

Possibility of hazardous reactions

Hazardous polymerisation will not occur.

Conditions to avoid

Avoid contact with water.

Incompatible materials

Information not available.

Hazardous decomposition products

Does not decompose when used and stored as recommended.

Toxicological information

Information on toxicological effects

Toxicity of product

  • Acute toxicity: Not expected to be toxic.
  • Skin corrosion/irritation: Product is not classified as causing skin corrosion or irritation.
  • Serious eye damage/irritation: Product is not classified as causing serious eye damage or irritation
  • Respiratory or skin sensitisation: Product is not classified as causing skin sensitisation.
  • Germ cell mutagenicity: No information specified.
  • Carcinogenicity: No information specified.
  • Reproductive toxicity: No information specified.
  • STOT-single exposure: No information specified.
  • STOT-repeated exposure: No information specified.
  • Aspiration hazard: No information specified.

Toxicity of ingredients


  1. LD50 Oral (Rat) 383 mg/kg
  2. LC50 Inhalation (Rat) 485 mg/M3
  3. LD50 Dermal (Rabbit) >2000 mg/kg

Ecological information


Toxicity of product

The product is very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects.

Toxicity of ingredients


  1. LC50 (Fathead Minow) 96Hr 0.016 mg/L
  2. EC50 Daphnia Magna (Water Flea) 48Hr 0.32 µg/L

Persistence and degradability

The active substance is not readily biodegradable.

Bioaccumulative potential

Information not available

Mobility in soil

Information not available

Results of PBT and vPvB assessment

Information not available

Other adverse effects

Information not available

Disposal considerations

Waste treatment methods

Disposal methods

This material and its container must be disposed of in a safe way. Dispose of in accordance with applicable regional, national, and local laws and regulations.
Dispose of contaminated packaging as unused product unless fully cleaned.

Transport information

UN number

  • 3077

UN proper shipping name


Transport hazard class(es)

  • 9

 Packing group

  • III

Environmental hazards

Environmentally hazardous substance/marine pollutant

Special precautions for user

  • EmS : F-A, S-F
  • ADR transport category :  3
  • Emergency Action Code :  2Z
  • Hazard Identification Number (ADR/RID) :  90
  • Tunnel restriction code :  (E)

Transport in bulk according to Annex II of Marpol and the IBC Code

Not applicable.

Regulatory information

Safety, health and environmental regulations/legislation specific for the substance or mixture

This mixture has been classified in accordance with Regulation (EC) 1272/2008.
This product is authorised in accordance with the Control of Pesticides Regulations 1986 (as amended).
This product is subject to The Carriage of Dangerous Goods and Use of Transportable Pressure Equipment Regulations 2009.
This safety data sheet has been compiled in accordance with Regulation (EC) 1906/2006 as amended by Regulation (EU) 2015/830.

Chemical safety assessment

No chemical safety assessment has been carried out.

Other information

Abbreviations and acronyms

  • PBT – Persistent, Bioaccumulative and Toxic
  • vPvB – Very persistent and very Bioaccumulative

Full text of hazard statements listed in section 3

  1. H302: Harmful if swallowed
  2. H332: Harmful if inhaled
  3. H317: May cause an allergic skin reaction
  4. H400: Very toxic to aquatic life
  5. H410: Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects
  6. H315: Causes skin irritation
  7. H319: Causes serious eye irritation
  8. H412: Harmful to aquatic life with long lasting effects


Use only in accordance with label instructions.
The information contained in this data sheet does not constitute the user’s own assessment of workplace risks as required by legislation. The information in this data sheet should be considered when undertaking a risk assessment under the COSHH regulations.
The information contained within this data sheet is strictly for general guidance only and should not be relied upon over and above this. This data sheet is intended to provide general health and safety guidance on the storage and transportation of the preparation.
The information in this data sheet is accurate at the date of publication and will be updated as and when appropriate. No liability will be accepted by STV International Ltd for any loss, injury or damage arising from any failure to comply with the information and advice contained within this data sheet and/or failure to comply with the manufacturer’s guidelines, product label data and any associated technical usage literature.

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